A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 92 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (57 miles). Global time and date of event 24/02/16 / 2016-02-24 21:02:51 / February 24, 2016 @ 9:02 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:02:51 / 5:02 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16055005. Unique identifier: pr16055005. Exact location of event, depth 28 km, -64.813° West, 19.235° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km (17 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 92 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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